Ohio Opts to Make Operating a Dog Breeding Business Harder

Ohio lawmakers gave final approval yesterday to legislation that will enact new rules in order to clamp down on so-called puppy mills. According to Cleveland.com, the bill was passed, essentially, to fend off a ballot initiative hosted by a human hate group named Stop Ohio Puppy Mills which just so happened to have the backing…

Environmentalists lock horns over animal testing

Unfortunately, the environmentalist movement’s obsession with chemicals is such that it is translating into government policy. Congress was poised to pass the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. According to Five Thirty Eight bill would not only reduce many EPA programs and subprograms but would simultaneously increase funding for the agency’s…

HSUS to launch front group to fool conservatives

A revealing opinion piece in today’s edition of The Washington Times. Public affairs firm Berman and Company head Richard Berman alleges that the Humane Society (HSUS) is set to launch a shadow group pitched as an animal rights group for conservatives called the Conservative Advisory Council. It’s the classic case of a wolf in sheep’s…

Congressman’s mother sues Humane Society

The Humane Society of the US (HSUS) may have picked on the wrong woman. Courthouse News states the group published a Dirty Dozen list of the twelve worst breeders in Missouri as part of a publicity campaign in the build up for a successful 2010 state ballot initiative that banned so-called puppy mills. One of…

California chicken cage law ratchets up egg prices

Over a month ago California voters approved a ballot measure, Proposition 2, that required chicken farmers to enlarge cages for chickens that are used to lay eggs. However, according to the UK Guardian, the law also states that chickens must be in cages they can lie down, stand up, extend their limbs and turn around…